Modern Jeeper Profile: Jason Scherer – A King & his Team
Professional race car driver, 2009 King of the Hammers, Ultra4’s 2016 National Champion, and a Modern Jeeper, Jason Scherer, didn’t even have a car to race on day one of the 5th Annual Metalcloak Ultra4 Stampede held May 9 & 10 at Prairie City SVRA in Northern California. While... Read more
2017 Metalcloak Stampede… It’s Anyone’s Game
Located at the Prairie City SVRA in Northern CA on June 9th & 10th, Ultra4 Racing held their 2017 Metalcloak Stampede as a part of their West Coast race series. This short course offered two miles of dirt, altered with obstacles to evade an array of tubed chassis and... Read more
Shannon Campbell Fights to the Finish to Capture His Third Crown at the Nitto Tires King Of The Hammers Powered by Optima Batteries
February 12, 2017 (Hammertown, CA) – During the early morning hours in the Southern California desert, dust from a week of tire-to-tire competition had settled and all was calm. As alarms chimed and coffee makers were fired up, racers and support crews milled around their vehicles making last-minute preparations, checking... Read more
Nitto Dominates the Metalcloak Stampede (video)
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., has swept the podium at the MetalCloak Stampede Ultra4 off-road race for the second year in a row thanks to the talents of the Team Nitto drivers and the incredible traction afforded by their Trail Grappler M/T tires. This occasion also marks the second consecutive... Read more
Are You Ready for the Stampede?
The ULTRA4 MetalCloak Stampede race returns to Prairie City SVRA in less then a week! More than 90 drivers are already committed to racing! The course will consist of a 2 mile lap, all visible to spectators, filled with rock obstacles, tight turns and go fast sections. The top... Read more
VORRA’s Problems at an End – Acquired by Hammerking & NCRR
Hammerking Productions Inc., the organization behind King of The Hammers and ULTRA4 Racing is partnering with Nor Cal Rock Rock Racing in the purchase of Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA). VORRA was established in 1975 and has organized such iconic desert races as the Fallon 250 and the... Read more
Metalcloak Stampede Returns to Prairie City
Pro Rock-Crawling is BACK:  W.E. Rock Gained Double Digits in 2015
Class Champions Include: Justin Hall, Kevin Reimer, Jason Kaminsky, Branden Blume Justin Hall W.E. Rock held seven events across the country in 2015 with an increase in participation in all categories, especially in the Western Series.  There were new cars built specifically for rock crawling and some that changed hands... Read more
Four Corners 4×4 – Building a Vintage Race Jeep.
Times are changing, and that’s no exception here in Durango, Colorado!  We have had the times of our lives over the last four years building our 2006 Jeep Wrangler LJ (Bessie II) into a competitive rock racing machine and visiting many states along the way to compete in over... Read more
The 48th Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000!
It’s the oldest and most well known of all desert races, and it remains as the single most appealing accomplishment to a racer. Since 1967, the race has been run over the mysterious Baja California peninsula every year except 1974 when the international fuel crisis forced a cancellation. I... Read more